INA, Ill. (Feb. 27, 2018) – Rend Lake College announced the 2018 Homecoming King and Queen tonight during halftime of the Warriors basketball game tonight against Lincoln Trail College. Lane Bradley of Steeleville representing the Culinary Arts Club and Amy Kovarik of Sesser representing the Student Ambassadors were crowned King and Queen.
Bradley is the son of Tyler and Kristie Bradley. The Steeleville High School graduate is a Culinary Arts major at RLC. After graduating, Bradley plans to continue on to a four-year university to become a dietician.
Kovarik is the daughter of Mike and Dawn Kovarik. The Sesser-Valier High School graduate is a civil engineering major. Her future plans include transferring to Southern Illinois University to receive her Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering, and later finding a job in her field.
Runners-up for the evening were Cole Hutchens of Ewing representing the Student Ambassadors and Ellie Carlson of Pinckneyville representing the Women's Golf team.
Hutchens is the son of Robert and Kathy Hutchens. The Benton Consolidated High School graduate is from Ewing and studies chemical engineering at RLC. After graduating, he plans to attend Missouri University of Science and Technology to continue studying chemical engineering.
Carlson is the daughter of Jim and Cheryl Carlson. The Pinckneyville Community High School graduate is an undecided major at RLC. Her future plans include attending Southern Illinois University Carbondale to major in health care management.
Other King candidates were Brady Bibbs of Hornersville, Mo. and Garrett Jones of Bluford.
Bibbs is the son of Mark and Sarah Bibbs. From Hornersville, Missouri, the Senath-Hornersville High School graduate is a social work major at RLC who competes with the Baseball team. He plans to continue his academic and athletic careers in the future.
Jones is the son of Wayne Jones and Lori Hails. The Webber Township High School graduate is an engineering major at RLC who is representing the Thespians. In the future, he plans to transfer to Southern Illinois University Edwardsville to pursue a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering.
Other Queen candidates were Kelsey Krutsinger of Flora and Madison Webb of Dahlgren.
Krutsinger is the daughter of Chris and Joe Krutsinger. The Flora High School graduate is an elementary education major at RLC who competes for the Lady Warriors Softball team. She plans to transfer to a four-year school to continue playing softball.
Webb is the daughter of Ricky and Frankie Webb. The Hamilton County Senior High School graduate is a musical theatre major at RLC representing the Thespians. Her future plans are undecided.